The Alliance for Conflict Transformation is happy to announce it's new Summer Institute on Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution to be held July 16 - August 6 in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. It is a 4-credit course open to graduate students, upper-level undergraduates, and professionals. IPCR offers a stimulating integration of theory and practice, bringing together innovative academic analysis with practical, hands-on training and skills development, combined with personal and professional development. IPCR will help participants achieve the following objectives: * To understand conflict theories and conceptual frameworks in order to develop analytical skills for effective intervention * To develop practical skills for dealing with conflict constructively and promoting peacebuilding * To develop capacities for integrating conflict resolution into related fields, such as development, humanitarian relief, etc. * To provide participants with access to the best practices in the field and to well known and highly respected practitioners * To help participants create action plans to develop their careers in the peacebuilding and conflict transformation field * To develop ongoing networks between participants, program staff, and guest speakers to support personal and professional advancement SUMMARY OF COURSE TOPICS The course will provide an overview of the theory and practice of conflict resolution and peacebuilding with a focus on providing concrete skills participants can use in the field. The course includes the following topics: * Conflict theory, analysis and assessment * Conflict resolution and peacebuilding practices * Culture and conflict resolution * Conflict resolution and development * Skills development in negotiation, mediation, and dialogue facilitation * Conflict prevention and crisis response * Post-conflict transition and reconciliation * Case studies - community, intra-state and international conflict * Project management * Ethical leadership and practice * Careers in peacebuilding and conflict resolution For more information see our website: www.conflicttransformation.org The program is open to English speaking professionals, graduate and upper-level undergraduate students from all over the world. URL: http://www.conflicttransformation.org Email: email@example.com ======== Global Human Rights Education listserv ======== Send mail intended for the list to <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Archives of the list can be found at: http://www.hrea.org/lists/hr-education/markup/maillist.php If you have problems (un)subscribing, contact <email@example.com>. **You are welcome to reprint, copy, archive, quote or re-post this item, but please retain the original and listserv source.
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